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BOGUM IS DISQUALIFIED. SWERVES INTO DUKE OF ORLEANS AND STEWARDS PLACE HIM THIRD. Millers Followers Couldnt See Any Rouqh Riding — Rapid Waters Defeat Causes Talk— Bad Weather. Oakland. CaL, February 1. — The wealher and track conditions wore so 1 ad today that the attendance was confined strictly to the dyed-in-the-wool regulars. The racing developed several incidents of more or less sensational character. Hogiim, Hie heavily backed favorite, ridden by Walter Miller in the til" I li race, ramrod along side of Duke of Orleans in the dosing struggle and bath swerved into the deep going on the inner rail, with Hoguin on he outside and having the best of the footinjr. Pake of Orleans was seen to .stumble and reel against the- feme. He had to bo taken up abruptly to keep from falling. Bognm then drew out and won easily. Bosae people declared that while Miller ro.le Sandy very close he did not actually touch him. nor impede his horses stride. The stewards, however, did not ask Miller for his version of the affair. They promptly altered the placings to BSBJS first, Dukp of Orleans second and Hoguin third. In lie third race a big killing had been put throagh with Ilulfonl and with the defeat of the odds on favorite. Kapid Water, by St. Francis, in the sixth race, the afternoons sport i-ame to a disastrous dsse. L Williams was criticised for his handling of Hildreths big sprinter in the closing I ace. After an investigation into yesterdays running in David Holand John Mcarty, the owner of the horse, lias been fully exonerated by the stewards and the whole responsibility for the alleged "doping" of the animal fixed on C. A. Cleal, the trainer, whose suspension was confirmed. V. V. Osaraa AM not ship Keschj val back to Ascot Hark as anonunccd last night. He now says the Baras Handicap vhtor will ho campaigned on the local track until next March. Janus Ilartniau and J. C. Nealon. principals in the scrap thai at tailed m he betting ring last Wednesday, have been disciplined by the stewards, the former was lined . liH and the latter escaped with a reprimand.